Piers Brendon, author of the bestselling Eminent Edwardians, turns his sharp and witty eye to four characters who have illuminated the age of Elizabeth II: Rupert Murdoch, Prince Charles, Margaret Thatcher and Mick Jagger.
A brilliant, definitive and unique account of the eclipse of the British Empire.
A dazzling study of four figures who flourished in - and defined - the early years of the twentieth century.
'A beautifully written and vastly entertaining book.' Guardian
'Excellent This book - neither hagiography nor critique, just a portra it, warts, wit and all - is a refreshing antidote to the vast tomes on Churchill. ' Guardian
A worldwide survey of the 1930s - popular history of breathtaking scholarship and scope.